Most carp fishers already know it. From Friday 19 to Sunday 21 January 2024, the doors of the Brabanthallen in the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch in The Netherlands are open to welcome carp anglers from across the world to the 28th edition of Europe’s biggest, best, and most spectacular carp show! This is the show that no carp angler wants to miss. 

The whole weekend is exclusively carp fishing and everything to do with our great hobby. This is traditionally the opening of the carp fishing season. Nowhere else on this planet is 24,000 m² totally dedicated to a single species: the carp! If you cannot find it at Carp Den Bosch 2024, then it probably has not been invented yet! We try to fill the halls not only with products, but also with activities to keep you busy during the weekend. If you want to know what there is to do at Carp Den Bosch 2024, keep reading. 

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Famous and
unique brands

At Carp Den Bosch 2024 there will be more than 100 different stands who cannot wait to show you their products and show you how to use them. The latest innovations will be on display and famous carp anglers will be extremely happy to tell you how to use them for optimum success! Magazines, websites, wholesalers, manufacturers, holiday companies, retailers, writers, artists, and the large and small brands will all be under one roof for 3 days! Do not miss your chance to ask them that one question which has been puzzling you, they want to help you.

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Guest speakers
of renown

Once again, we will have interesting speakers appearing in the Carp Den Bosch theatre. Each day there will be a diverse selection of Europe’s top carp anglers with interesting, humorous, and educational talks. This year we will also be having special guests and exciting and informative films showing throughout the day. We are really excited about this, so keep checking the website for more news. 

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Test your
carp-playing skills

On the Sportvisserij Nederland stand, there will be a complete youth area where all sorts of great activities for the younger carp anglers will take place. There will be 2 simulators available where you can assess your skills and try to ‘land’ the monster fish before your time runs out. If you have just started carp fishing, you can get useful tips to improve your technique. 


Together with an expert carp angler, you can also make your own rig with top of the range carp gear! You can then take your rig home with you and use it to catch that fish of a lifetime! 

Sailing in
the Bait Boat Lake

At Carp Den Bosch 2024, we will of course, have our famous ‘Bait Boat Lake’. This year it is going to be bigger than ever as we have had so many bait-boat companies registering for the show. In and around the lake, you will have the opportunity to view and test the boat of your choice in the ideal place: On the water! 

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In our Media hall, some of the biggest Carp Fishing Magazines and online Carp Media in Holland, Belgium and Germany will be attending, but also our favourite carp artist will be showing how he does it! Not only that, but you will also be able to purchase a work of art for your wall. 

Advice from the big names
in carp fishing

As always, the top names from the European Carp Scene will be at Europe’s Biggest and Best Carp Show. They do not want to miss it any more than you do. Do you want to find out how Danny Fairbrass ties his rigs or Alijn Danau catches so many big carp? Ask them for yourself at Carp Den Bosch 2024.

and drink

Fancy a snack and a drink? Need to rest those aching feet? There will be food and drink (and chairs) available throughout the halls. 

Some participants at Carp Den Bosch

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